Aggravated Assault Lawyers in West New York, NJ
The offense of aggravated assault can be either a second, third or fourth degree felony in New Jersey. The difference between the three could be the difference between probation and a decade in a New Jersey state prison. The governing statute in New Jersey for aggravated assault is N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1b. For more information on the offense of aggravated assault, including what separates a fourth degree from a second degree, please checkout our Hudson County, NJ aggravated assault practice series. If you or a loved one has been charged with aggravated assault in West New York, New Jersey the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall can help. Our team of West New York aggravated assault attorneys has the experience and skill set required to successfully protect your freedom. If you would like to set up an initial consultation with any one of our eight West New York criminal defense lawyers, please contact our Jersey City office directly at (201) 309-1800. Our attorneys can be reached 24/7 and our initial consultations are always free. Now here is a recent article about a West New York resident who has been charged with aggravated assault after an incident with his wife last week.
West New York Man Charged with Aggravated Assault
The initial reports released by the West New York police department indicate that one of their residents has been arrested and charged with among other things, aggravated assault. It appears that the Defendant and his wife were involved in a heated dispute that quickly turned violent when the Defendant decided to throw his cellphone at her head. As a result of being struck in the face with the cellphone, the wife suffered redness and severe pain.
The Defendant, a thirty-five year old male who has four prior arrests, appeared at his Central Judicial Processing Hearing in Hudson County, New Jersey and bail was set at $20,000 with a 10% cash option. The Defendant has formally been charged with aggravated assault and possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose. Both offenses are most likely going to be crimes of the third degree. If convicted of both charges the Defendant could be sentenced up to ten (10) years in a New Jersey State Prison. If you would like to discuss your aggravated assault charges with any one of our eight Hudson County, New Jersey criminal defense lawyers please contact our Jersey City office directly at (201) 309-1800.